From Red to Rockne and Bronko— and ice cream to donuts– here are five somewhat under the radar early football cards to consider.
Modern Sports Card News
The latest hot MLB prospect has collectors buzzing. Juan Soto baseball cards, especially the autographed versions signed as a 17-year-old, heated up after his first big league homer.
A series of burglaries at Minnesota hobby shops last year cost businesses over a quarter million dollars and kept investigators busy. Now, arrests may be imminent.
A new book chronicles Kevin Keating’s experiences chasing autographs and meeting baseball greats while growing up in Chicago.
Sports Memorabilia News
An original photo dating to Lefty Grove’s acceptance of the 1931 American League MVP trophy is at RMY Auctions.
Around the Hobby
MeiGray Auctions is offering each of the pucks in Jake Guentzel’s record-tying four goal game from the Penguins’ opening round series clincher.
Two valuable bats are about to hit the auction block; Red Berenson talks about selling his career memorabilia and Post Cereals will carry cards on the back of its boxes this summer–but they aren’t baseball cards.
- Notes: PSA Still Busy; Topps NOW Piscotty Card Helps ALS Charity; Smith’s Stuff Recovered by Cops
- Vintage Baseball Card Collection on Antiques Roadshow Draws a ‘Wow’
- Notes: Paper’s Story on Box Breaking; Roquan Smith Ripped Off; Big $ for LeBron; Singer Trades Tix for Cards
- NFL’s First #1 Draft Pick in 1936 Got a Football Card–19 Years Later
What’s Hot in the Shop
Collectors continue to rip products of, well, just about everything –no matter the sport. Mike narrows it down to the five current top sellers.